The IWGDF Guidelines are written by many experts from all over the world. Here you can see who’s involved, read their biographies, and find the conflict of interest statements.

Anne Rasmussen

Podiatrist Steno Diabetes Center Copenhagen, Gentofte, Denmark Podiatrist Anne Rasmussen is the daily team leader of the Foot Clinic at Steno Diabetes Centre Copenhagen (SDCC), Gentofte, […]

Prof. Dr. Ed Boyko

Professor of Medicine and Adjunct Professor of Epidemiology University of Washington, Seattle, USA Edward J. Boyko, MD, MPH, is a Professor of Medicine and Adjunct Professor […]

Dr. Joachim Nordanstig

Vascular surgeon Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden Joakim Nordanstig is Associate Professor and Senior Lecturer in Vascular Surgery at the Institute of Medicine, Department of Molecular […]

Dr. Jaap J. van Netten

Senior researcher / Human movement scientist Department of Rehabilitation, Amsterdam UMC, Amsterdam, the Netherlands Dr. Jaap van Netten is a human movement scientist from the Netherlands, […]

Catherine Gooday

Podiatrist Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals, United Kingdom Catherine Gooday graduated as a podiatrist from the University of Brighton in 1996. She has been the Principal […]

Dr. Caroline McIntosh

Podiatrist National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland Caroline McIntosh is Chair of the Discipline of Podiatric Medicine and Head of the School of Health Sciences at […]

Dr. Zulfiqarali Abbas

Endocrinologist Department of Internal Medicine, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Abbas Medical Centre, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Dr. Zulfiqarali G. […]

A/Prof. Dr. Gustav Jarl

Prosthetist Orthotist Department of Prosthetics and Orthotics, Faculty of Medicine and Health, Örebro University, Örebro, Sweden; University Health Care Research Centre, Faculty of Medicine and Health, Örebro […]

Prof. Dr. Vilma Urbancic-Rovan

Specialist in internal medicine – diabetology Department of Endocrinology, University Medical Centre, Ljubljana, Slovenia Vilma Urbancic completed her training in Diabetology at University of Zagreb, Croatia […]

Dr. Dra Nalini Campillo Vilorio

Specialist in internal medicine - diabetology Department of Diabetology, Diabetic Foot Unit, Plaza de la Salud General Hospital, Dominican Republic   Nalini Campillo completed her training […]

Prof. Dr. Mary Hastings

Professor of Physical Therapy and Orthopaedic Surgery Washington University, St Louis, MO, USA Dr. Mary K. Hastings is Professor of Physical Therapy and Orthopaedic Surgery in […]

Dr. J. Apelqvist

Senior consultant and associate professor Department of endocrinology University hospital of Skåne in Malmö, and division for clinical sciences University of Lund (Sweden) Jan Apelqvist is […]

Dr. Arun Bal

Orthopaedic surgeon SL Raheja Hospital, Mumbai, India MBBS /MS (General Surgery) from University of Mumbai in 1977 Ph.D in Political Science on”Healthcare as a Human Right” […]

Prof. Dr. Carlo Caravaggi

Surgeon Università Vita Salute San Raffaele, Milano, Italia Since 1995  to 2009 Director of Diabetic Foot Department at  Abbiategrasso Hospital  ( Milan Italy). From 2009 to […]

A/Prof. Ryan Crews

Associate professor Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago, Illinois, USA Ryan Crews, PhD, CCRP is an associate professor within the Dr. William M. Scholl […]

Dr. Katherine Raspovic

Podiatric Surgeon University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA Katherine Raspovic, DPM is an Associate Professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the […]

A/Prof. Gulapar Srisawasdi

Physiatrist Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand Associate Professor Gulapar Srisawasdi is a physiatrist working as a medical instructor at the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Faculty […]

Prof. Dr. David Armstrong

Professor of Surgery / Podiatrist University of Southern California, USA Dr. Armstrong is Professor of Surgery at the University of Southern California. Dr. Armstrong holds a Master […]

Prof. Dr. Robert J Hinchliffe

Professor of vascular surgery University of Bristol Robert Hinchliffe is Professor of Vascular Surgery at the University of Bristol, Bristol Surgical Trials Centre and Bristol NIHR […]

Dr. Suzanne van Asten

Resident Medical Microbiology LeidenUniversity Medical Center, Leiden, the Netherlands Suzanne van Asten was born on May 31, 1988 in Bilbao, Spain. After finishing her medical degree […]

Prof. Dr. William Jeffcoate

Endocrinologist Nottingham University Trust, United Kingdom William Jeffcoate first established a specialist service for the care of the foot in diabetes in 1982. He has always […]

Dr. Maria Gala Santini Araujo

Orthopaedic Surgeon Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires, Argentina -Staff member of Foot and Ankle surgery  Team (Orthopedic Service Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires Argentina ) -Member […]

Prof. Dr. Majdi Alhasan

Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine School of Medicine Columbia, University of South-Carolina, USA Dr. Al-Hasan graduated from the faculty of medicine at the University of Jordan […]

A/Prof. Dr. Sicco A. Bus

Human movement scientist Amsterdam UMC, Amsterdam, the Netherlands Dr. Sicco Bus is a human movement scientist and works as an associate professor and principle investigator at […]

Prof. Dr. Misty Humphries

Vascular surgeon UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA, USA Dr. Humphries is a vascular surgeon that specializes in open vascular and advanced endovascular treatment for arterial […]

Prof. Dr. Ralf Lobmann

Professor Stuttgart General Hospital, Stuttgart, Germany Education and degrees 1987 High/grammar school degree at "Kaiserdomgymnasium" in Speyer/Rhein 1988-1994 Medical School of Johannes-Gutenberg University of Mainz 1994 […]

Prof. Dr. Nobuyoshi Azuma

Vascular surgeon Asahikawa Medical University, Hokkaido, Japan Nobuyoshi Azuma is a vascular surgeon, researching wound healing after revascularization. He is principle investigator of SPINACH registry, a […]

Prof. Dr. Lawrence Lavery

Podiatrist and Wound Care Specialist UT Southwestern Medical Centre, Dallas, Texas, USA Lawrence A. Lavery is a tenured Professor in the Department of Plastic Surgery at […]

Prof. Dr. Ilker Uckay

Physician Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Balgrist University Hospital, Switzerland Prof. Dr. med. Ilker Uçkay is a physician who graduated from the University of Zürich, Faculty […]

A/Prof. Dr. Kate McGinigle

Associate professor of Surgery University of North-Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA Dr McGinigle is an Associate Professor of Surgery and practicing vascular surgeon with special research […]

Prof. Dr. Orhan Oz

Radiologist UT Southwestern, Dallas, TX, USA Prof Oz is a board-certified Diagnostic Radiologist with a practice specialty of Nuclear Medicine/Nuclear Radiology. He is Chief, Division of […]

Prof. Dr. Ketan Dhatariya

Professor in Diabetology Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital, United Kingdom Professor Ketan Dhatariya graduated from the University of London in 1991 and did his diabetes and […]

Prof. Dr. Matilde Monteiro-Soares

Podiatrist / Assistant teacher / Researcher Coordinator of Podiatry course @ Portuguese Red Cross School of Health - Lisbon Assistant Teacher at MEDCIDS –  Departamento de Medicina da […]

Dr. Zaina Albalawi

Endocrinologist Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, Memorial University, Canada   Zaina Albalawi is an endocrinologist and clinical epidemiologist with clinical and research expertise in diabetes, […]

Prof. Dr. Robert Fitridge

Professor of Vascular Surgery University of Adelaide and Royal Adelaide Hospital Rob Fitridge is Professor of Vascular Surgery at the University of Adelaide. He is a […]

Dr. Christian Behrendt

Vascular surgeon University Medical Centre Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany Associate Professor Dr. Christian-Alexander Behrendt (MD) is senior consultant vascular and endovascular surgeon and clinical lecturer in vascular […]

Prof. Dr. Viv Chuter

Professor of Podiatry University of Newcastle, Newcastle, Australia Dr Vivienne Chuter is a Professor of Podiatry at the University of Newcastle. She leads a clinically based […]

Prof. Dr. John Steinberg

Professor in surgery Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington DC, USA Dr. John Steinberg is a Professor and full time […]

A/Prof. Dr. Isabel Sacco

Associate Professor Physical Therapy, Speech and Occupational Therapy Department, School of Medicine, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil Prof. Isabel C. N. Sacco is an […]

A/Prof. Dr. Jos van den Berg

Associate professor of Radiology Ospedale Regionale di Lugano, Switzerland Jos C. van den Berg graduated from the Medical School of the State University of Leiden, The […]

Prof. Dr. Alberto Piaggesi

Diabetologist, Director University of Pisa, Italy Biography follows soon {{ vc_btn: title=See+full+disclosure+of+interest+%C2%BB&link=url%3Ahttps%253A%252F%252Fiwgdfguidelines.org%252Fwp-content%252Fuploads%252F2019%252F05%252Fpiaggesi-conflict-of-interest-form.pdf%7Ctitle%3ASee%2520full%2520disclosure%2520of%2520interest%2520%25C2%25BB%7Ctarget%3A%2520_blank%7C }}

Prof. Dr. Lee Kirksey

Vascular surgeon Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA Dr. Lee Kirksey is the Walter W. Buckley Endowed Vice Chairman of Vascular Surgery and co-director of The Multicultural […]

Dr. Robert Bem

Diabetologist and Endocrinologist Institute for Clinical and Experimental Medicine (IKEM), Prague, Czech Republic Dr. Bem is diabetologist and endocrinologist at Institute for Clinical and Experimental Medicine […]

Dr. Avneesh Chabra

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Prof. Dr. Frances Game

Diabetologist University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust Professor Fran Game has been a consultant Diabetologist at University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS […]

Prof. Dr. Stephanie Wu

Professor of Podiatric Surgery Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago, IL, USA Dr. Stephanie Wu is Dean of the Dr. William M. Scholl College […]

Prof. Nicolaas C. Schaper

Internist-endocrinologist Dept. Internal Medicine, Div. Endocrinology, Maastricht University Hospital, the Netherlands. Nicolaas Schaper is since several decades closely involved in the diabetic foot. His research is […]

A/Prof. Crystal Holmes

Associate professor in Internal medicine University of Michigan Medical School, Michigan, USA Associate Professor in Internal Medicine in the Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology, and Diabetes (MEND), […]

Dr. Joanne Paton

Diabetes Specialist Podiatrist Plymouth University, Plymouth, United Kingdom Dr Paton has extensive clinical experience as a Musculoskeletal Specialist and Diabetes Specialist Podiatrist. Her current clinical focus […]

A/Prof. David Russell

Vascular surgeon Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust David trained as a general and vascular surgeon in the Yorkshire and Humber region, UK. His interest in the […]

Dr. Genève Allison

Associate Professor of Medicine Tufts University School of Medicine, Medford, MA, USA Dr. Allison’s clinical practice, research and teaching focus on the intersection of complex infections […]

Prof. Dr. Joseph Mills

Vascular Surgeon Baylor College of Medicine Joseph L. Mills, M.D. is a board certified vascular surgeon in Houston. Dr. Mills earned his medical degree at Georgetown […]

Prof. Dr. Eric Senneville

Specialist in Infectious Diseases Gustave Dron Hospital, Tourcoing, France Prof Eric Senneville, MD, PhD,  trained in medicine in Lille University, France before specializing from 1983 to […]

Prof. Dr. Maarit Venermo

Vascular surgeon Helsinki University Hospital, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland Professor Venermo is head of the department of vascular surgery at Helsinki University Hospital. Her research […]

Dr. Vijay Viswanathan

Diabetologist M.V. Hospital for Diabetes, and Prof. M.Viswanathan Diabetes Research Centre, Royapuram, Chennai, India Head & Chief Diabetologist of M.V. Hospital for Diabetes & President of […]

Prof. Dr. Dane Wukich

Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery UT Southwestern, Dallas, TX, USA Dane K. Wukich, M.D., is Professor and Chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at UT Southwestern, […]

Prof. Dr. Javier Aragon-Sanchez

General Surgeon Department of Surgery and Diabetic Foot Unit, La Paloma Hospital, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain Dr. Javier Aragón-Sánchez is a General Surgeon. He […]

Prof. Dr. Zhangrong Xu

Professor of medicine The 306th Hospital of PLA, Beijing, China Dr. Zhangrong Xu graduated from Hunan Medical College as post-graduate doctor in 1983. He finished post-graduate […]

Dr. Peter Lazzarini

Associate professor Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia; Allied Health Research Collaborative, Metro North Hospital and Health Service, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Associate Professor Pete Lazzarini […]

Dr. Nina Petrova

Clinical researcher King's College, London, UK Nina Petrova is a clinical researcher in the Diabetic Foot Clinic at King’s College Hospital and an Adjunct Senior Clinical […]

Dr. Pam Chen

Podiatrist Affiliation to follow Pam Chen is a podiatrist and a credentialed wound clinician with the Royal Hobart Hospital. She is also an early career researcher, […]

Prof. Dr. Sigrid Nikol

Head of Department Clinical and Interventional Angiology, Asklepios Klinik, Hamburg, Germany. MEDICAL SCHOOL 1979 - 10. 1985 Medical School, Technical University Aachen, Germany DOCTOR’S THESIS 1988 […]

Dr. Emma Hamilton

Endocrinologist Fiona Stanley Hospital, Perth, Australia Dr Emma Hamilton is an Endocrinologist at Fiona Stanley and Fremantle Hospitals, Clinical Senior Lecturer at UWA and Clinical Lead […]

Prof. Dr. John Embil

Consultant, Infectious Diseases University of Manitoba, and Winnipeg Regional Health Authority; Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. John Embil is a Professor of Medicine, and a specialist in Internal […]

Dr. Edgar Peters

Internist (infectious diseases and acute medicine) Amsterdam UMC, Amsterdam, the Netherlands Edgar J.G. Peters (Heerenveen, Friesland, The Netherlands) started medical school at VU University Medical Center, […]

Dr. Klaus Kirketerp-Møller

Orthopaedic surgeon Copenhagen Wound Healing Center, Bispebjerg University Hospital and Steno Diabetes Center Copenhagen, Denmark   Klaus Kirketerp-Møller is an orthopaedic surgeon and Head of Copenhagen […]

Dr. Anita Raspovic

Podiatrist / Senior Lecturer & Course Coordinator La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia Dr Raspovic is a registered podiatrist and registered psychologist (with AHPRA). She  graduated with […]

Prof. Dr. Vince Rowe

Professor of surgery Keck School of Medicine, University of southern California, CA, USA Dr. Rowe holds the title of Professor of Surgery at the Keck School […]

Matthew Malone

Conjoint Senior Lecturer / Director of Research South West Sydney Limb Preservation and Wound Research , South West Sydney Local Health District, Ingham Institute of Applied […]

Dr. Prashanth Vas

Consultant Diabetologist King's College London, UK Dr Prash Vas is a Consultant Diabetologist and Diabetic Foot Physician at Kings College Hospital, London. The King’s Diabetes Foot […]

Prof. Dr. Michael Conte

Professor of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Medical Center, CA, USA Michael S. Conte, M.D. is Professor and Chief of Vascular […]